Fruit Better Than Vitamins

Posted on April 23, 2007  Comments (1)

Fruit proves better than vitamin C alone. Tests show that it isn’t just the vitamin that protects the body.

Other nutrition researchers have suggested that sugars in juice interact with vitamin C to generate the antioxidant effect2. But Guarnieri suspects that the phytochemicals found in oranges (cyanidin-3-glucoside, flavanones and carotenoids) are the substances that need further study. “But how they are interacting is still anyone’s guess,” she adds.

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One Response to “Fruit Better Than Vitamins”

  1. Study After Study Find No Benefits to Multivitamins » Curious Cat Science Blog
    December 23rd, 2013 @ 8:18 am

    “Get nutrients from food. Whole foods are better than dietary supplements. Getting a wide variety of fruits, vegetables and whole grains is particularly important.”

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